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VP_015911 Verse 1Oh it's great to be great and be something in the eyes of the world; You proclaim when a name to the eyes of all the world is unfurled. Not for me; can't you see I am longing for a land night and day; For a place on the face of this world of ours where we both can hide away. Chorus 1The eyes of the world, Won't you take me from the eyes of the world? You know that I want to be, want to be free; Take me to a lonely island far o'er the sea. We can live there alone. We can start a little kingdom of our own, Where we can love all the day, far far away, Far from the eyes of the world. Verse 2There's a land that is grand! I can see it ev'ry night in my dreams, O'er the sea, here to me, comes the fragrance of it's flow'rs, so it seems. Loving time, loving clime, where the roses are in bloom all the while! Let us fly, you and I, on our honeymoon, to that far enchanted Isle.
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Lange, Arthur; Branen, Jeff T; and De Takacs, "The Eyes Of The World" (1914). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 4537.